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CNG 91, Lot: 1723. Estimate $750.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Probably New Kingdom. 1550-1075 BC. Blue faience plaque (17x12mm). The two sides engraved with a bull (possibly a reference to the Horus name of Tuthmosis III, the mighty bull) and the name of 5th Dynasty King Sahure. Cf. Jaeger p. 27; cf. Matouk I, 358. Intact, pierced for mounting. Very rare name.

From the Dr. John N. Winnie Collection, purchased from Sands of Time on 10 May 2000.